Weekend Link Love – Edition 366

Weekend Link Love

Research of the Week

A novel form of resveratrol improved biomarkers in patients with Alzheimer’s disease.

Nighttime caffeine pushes back the circadian clock.

Yep, air particulates are bad for you.

Your skin biome helps fight skin infections.

One valuable aspect of maintaining close relationships? You all shoulder the burden of stress and trauma.

Low vitamin D levels are associated with greater cognitive degeneration in elderly people.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 85: David Epstein: Host Brad Kearns chats with David Epstein, author of The Sports Gene, about a wide set of topics. Is the “10,000 hour rule” of mastery complete nonsense? Do genetics partially determine one’s ability to master a skill? Are the best sprinters Jamaican because of genetics, culture, or both? Find out in today’s episode.

Each week, select Mark’s Daily Apple blog posts are prepared as Primal Blueprint Podcasts. Need to catch up on reading, but don’t have the time? Prefer to listen to articles while on the go? Check out the new blog post podcasts below, and subscribe to the Primal Blueprint Podcast here so you never miss an episode.

Also, be sure to check out and subscribe to the (relatively) brand new Primal Endurance Podcast.

Weekly sweepstakes: Write a review for The Primal Blueprint Podcast or The Primal Endurance Podcast on iTunes and submit this form for a chance to win a Primal prize package. One new winner is chosen every week!

Interesting Blog Posts

Maybe parents should bribe their kids to eat their vegetables.

Silly studies.

Media, Schmedia

Archaeologists found a new homo variant in a South African cave. Say hello to Homo naledi.

The Atlantic covers the growing (and welcome) trend of doctors writing nature prescriptions.

Everything Else

Wolves are better problem solvers than dogs.

In 2013, a 23 year old terminal cancer patient had her brain cryogenically frozen with the hope of future resurrection.

Sweden is experimenting with a six-hour workday, and it seems to be working out. Efficiency’s up, turnover’s down.

The best way to cook a frozen steak (without thawing it first).

Calvin, early enthusiast of the quantified self movement.

The A to Z of African dance. Great video.

Aboriginal oral traditions have preserved accurate memories of widespread flooding in Australia for 7000 years.

Computers in the classroom don’t improve student performance.

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Sep 22 – Sep 28)

Comment of the Week

“gaze at the stars”
needs a disclaimer too:

“Does not apply to the sun”


About the Author

Mark Sisson is the founder of Mark’s Daily Apple, godfather to the Primal food and lifestyle movement, and the New York Times bestselling author of The Keto Reset Diet. His latest book is Keto for Life, where he discusses how he combines the keto diet with a Primal lifestyle for optimal health and longevity. Mark is the author of numerous other books as well, including The Primal Blueprint, which was credited with turbocharging the growth of the primal/paleo movement back in 2009. After spending three decades researching and educating folks on why food is the key component to achieving and maintaining optimal wellness, Mark launched Primal Kitchen, a real-food company that creates Primal/paleo, keto, and Whole30-friendly kitchen staples.

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